Jesus invites those who are weary, worn out, and burdened to come and follow him. Jesus offers true peace, rest, and hope as we trade our heavy burdens for his yoke.
In chapter 3 of Paul’s letter to the new church in Colosse, he urges these new believers to leave their former life behind, and to live a new life in Christ. For Jesus is not merely interested in changing our theology, but radically changes us completely, from the inside out. We are now, therefore, to live new lives that reflect his image!
Faith in Jesus needs no supplement. He is truly enough. In the second chapter of Paul’s letter to the church in Colosse, he exhorts them to be rooted and built up in Christ, and to hold firm in their faith in Jesus. Paul labors that the church will be strong and mature, and protected from false doctrine that threatens it.
Following up on our recent study of Paul’s letter to Philemon, we launched this new sermon series on Paul’s related letter to the church in Colosse. In this letter to the new church of Gentile converts, Paul expresses his thanksgiving for their faith and love, and for the fruit that is being produced in their…
After the death of Moses, God calls Joshua and the people of Israel to be strong and courageous, knowing that God is with them, wherever they go. Today, we likewise, need to trust in God’s faithfulness and provision as we obediently follow his direction and calling in our lives.
Pastor Josh leads us through an exegetical study of Paul’s letter to Philemon. Paul exhorts Philemon on the basis of love to welcome, to forgive, and to love Onesimus as a brother in Christ, even though he has wronged him. Today, like Philemon, we are called to live lives of love and forgiveness, as we realize that we have been so loved and forgiven by Christ.
Growing as a member of the body of Christ.
experiences of fasting
we are not so much
abstaining from food as we are feasting on the word of God.”
– Richard Foster
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
– 2 Timothy 3:16-17
The Christian on his knees sees more than the philosopher on tiptoe.
– Dwight L. Moody